July 12, 1936 ‒ December 21, 2018
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Ward Hough was born in Lebanon Missouri July 12th 1936. He passed away Dec. 21st at home in Mount Vernon OH surrounded by 5 generations of family members.
After graduating from Sand Creek High School, he joined the Army where he served as a Paratrooper in the 11th Airborne Artillery Division.
Ward is survived by 3 sisters, Kathy (Jeff) Sallows, Sue Hobbs, Rita (Jamie) McGowan ); 2 children, Mike Hough and Mark Hough; 9 grandchildren, Brandon(Brandi) Palms, Tisha (Eric) VanHouten, Tiffany (Chad) Apaliski, Jason (Melissa) Hough, Bria Palms, Christine (Jacob) Judy, Nicole(Rob Metcalf) Hough , Sierra (Rob) Reno and Kyleen (Mike) Brellahan; 18 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren and along with a multitude of nieces and nephews too numerous to count, but they will know who they are.
Ward was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years Kathleen O. Elliott who he married on Dec 30th 1955; father, Roy V. Hough; mother, Thelma Henson; brother, Doyle Eldon Hough; sister, Wilma Schoonover; daughter, Wendy Hough; and a great-granddaughter, Brittany N. Jenkins.
Ward will be cremated then laid to rest at Sand Creek Cemetery, Sand Creek, Michigan alongside his wife on Memorial Day, May 27th 2019
There will be a gathering at Weston Methodist Church following the service.
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